Monthly Archives: February 2010

Lauds — 8/12 pages in

It’s sunrise.  My goal had been to finish the 3rd, 4th, and 5th sections of my paper by 7.  That didn’t happen, although my first two parts are now incredibly lengthy.  I unfortunately had a thorough outline for the first … Continue reading

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Midnight Office — 5/12 pages in (still)

*Yawn.* My brain shuts off after a point, and evidently so does my body. I divided my paper into five sections and got the first two written last night when I decided to start formatting the citations on those sections. … Continue reading

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Compline — 5/12 pages in

I started with one page prior to my midterm this afternoon. I knocked out another four pages in three hours, and have sent them to my mother, who not only is the best proofreader ever, but does it professionally 🙂  … Continue reading

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Praying the hours…

I have 11 pages to write in 22 hours. I have never done this before. I think I’m going to turn into a monk and use this as an opportunity to pray the hours. All of them.

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Day 7 without Alleluias

Giving up singing “Alleluia” in Lent might be harder than giving up facebook.  (Since I don’t have a love-hate relationship with the term “alleluia”…) My church sings a lot of contemporary praise music in Spanish & English, so we still … Continue reading

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Day 7 Without Facebook

I heard last night that Facebook now lets you know who has been visiting your profile.  The person who told me this was horrified that her co-worker would know how much she stalks him.  And I’m just glad I gave up … Continue reading

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Not counting Sundays…

Lord, who throughout these forty days for us didst fast and pray, teach us with thee to mourn our sins and close by thee to stay. -UMH 269 Dilemma:  I need to create a facebook event to do last-minute advertising for … Continue reading

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After Ashes

I hate washing the cross off my face.  Some years I leave it on until the morning, waking up with ashes on my pillow, reminding me both that I am mortal and that I need to do my laundry. This … Continue reading

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Lenten Discipline: Giving Up Facebook

I am giving up Facebook for Lent.  My “Mardi Gras” has been to binge on facebook stalking, and now I’ve just de-activated my account to show how much I love the Lord. I did this last year, but kept my … Continue reading

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Heart of Ice

Sweet 16 and desperate for a boyfriend—that’s what I was.  Valentine’s Day was quickly approaching, and no matter how many times I re-read the Anne of Green Gables books, the “bend in the road” still hid my first love. My … Continue reading

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